[Taocow PBEM] Chapter IV: The Emerald Isle
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Thu May 19 02:22:14 PDT 2005
He looks quizically from face to face. "I go where he goes," Arden plainly
states with a slight nod in Phaeton's direction.
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>> [Amanda Connors]
>> Amanda glares after the deaprting figure of the Harbor Master. "Looks
>> like he's got more than a few pounds of flesh already."
>> She pauses briefly before answering Bongo with a slight shudder. "I
>> dreamed about old friends. They weren't very happy with me."
>> She slowly turns to Bongo and lets a tired smile cross > her face.
>> "Yeah, I'll be alright eventually. Had a > really long day before I
>> got here, and it hasn't gotten much better. Never had to spend that
>> long as Frost in one sitting."
>> [/Amanda Connors]
> "Well maybe we can get a little chance to relax."
>> > [GM]
>> > A young boy seems to materialize out of nowhere and comes running
>> > up. "Welcome, good sirs and ladies." he says, sweeping off a dirty
>> > red hat and bowing. "Ye look to be newcomers. Perhaps ye be
>> > looking for a wee bit of breakfast, or perhaps something else.
>> > Name's Edig, and for a few credits, I'll take you where you want to
>> > go! Fair deal?"
>> > [/GM]
>> [Amanda Connors]
>> "Arden, I think this young man wants to talk to you. Something about
>> [/Amanda Connors]
>> Looks over to Amanda and chuckles. "Talk to that man over there." He
>> points to Phaeton and grins.
> Phaeton sighs. "Do you know any place that's out of the way, quiet and
> possibly not the most expensive in town.
> The boy smiles. "Aye! I know just the placer, master."
>> The young Coalition Ranger does not look impressed with the hardor
>> master and his threats but does not reply. She has been fighting enough
>> and she is kind of tired and could use a break.
>> When she sees the flying creature, Alex reachs for her JA-12 Rifle but
>> does not draw or fire the weapon, instead watching the flying creature
>> whatever it is. You can take the girl out of the Coalition but it
>> difficult to completely take the Coalition out of the girl. She states,
>> "What the hell is that," not really expecting a response from anybody.
>> "Some wizard beast I imagine."
> "Ne'er seen him before, ma'am." the boy says. "But we get strange
> visitors around here on occasion."
>> Alex turns to the kid, "Curious, I have used alot of grenades during my
>> trip here. Might you know a place which has a good stock of grenades or
>> could custom make some for me?" She thinks for a moment or two about a
>> problem and asks, "I would also be curious if you know of any place
>> where I might be able to exchange jewelry for something more spendable?"
> "Aye, I can help you there ma'am." the boy says. "There's a arms shop
> just a block or two, and the prices are right reasonable. Now about
> them credits."
> Bongo pulls a few out and tosses them to the boy.
> The boy looks curiously at them, bites them and ways them. "Those be
> strange markings." he says. "You must hail from aways away."
> Bongo smiles. "You might say that."
> The boy stuffs the credits in a pocket and immediately starts heading
> towards the town. "Come on, then. The Harbor Master seems a might bit
> ornery this morning, so if you were me, you'd leave his domain by the
> fastest exit."
> He gives the company a knowing wink. "An' your friend there behind that
> shack, he should be moving as well. If the Harbor Master finds out
> that someone got through without him knowing, there'll be right ruddy
> hell to pay, and you can bank on that."
> The boy leads up the dock and through a side gate which opens on to a
> cobblestone street. A faery whizzes past their heads, giggling. The
> boy shouts, "Ye been on your way. No playing with visitors." The
> faery says "Shit." and flies off. "If ye be staying in Eire, ye be
> watching them. They run most o' the country, and run it like a
> The street appears to be something of a business district. There's a
> general store, two magic shops (one announcing "Charms for Friends,
> Lovers and Enemies") and a brothel ("Nine Races, All Willing For
> Finally they reach a tall red-brick building that Bongo immediately
> recognizes as pre-Rifts in architecture, but looks like it was built
> yesterday. A brightly painted sign proclaims "O'Hare and Sons, Arms and
> Armor since 45 PA".
> "There ye be, ma'ams an' sirs." the boy says. "I'll just wait outside
> for you then, unless ye be needing something else."
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